Preparation by responders, citizens necessary for biosafety

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 @ 10:21am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Leonard Cole
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Anthrax outbreak reported in Russia's Altai region

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 @ 10:50am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Anthrax
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2013 ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research meeting announced

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 @ 11:12am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The American Society for Microbiology, Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research recently announced that it will hold its 2013 meeting in Washington, D.C.
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Memphis-area businesses sign on to MCM distribution plans

Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 @ 11:39am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Public health officials in Shelby County, Tennessee, recently set up memorandums of understanding with large local businesses to provide them with medical countermeasures in case of emergency.
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DHS awards $3 million contract to Accenture for biosurveillance

Friday, Nov 9, 2012 @ 10:11am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced the award of a one year, $3 million contract this week to the Arlington, Virginia-based Accenture Federal Services for a social media-related biosurveillance project.
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Police look into chemical bomb threat at CNN Center in Atlanta

Friday, Nov 9, 2012 @ 10:37am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Police closed down the streets surrounding the CNN Center in Atlanta on November 2 after receiving a chemical bomb threat as part of an extortion plot called in that morning.
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Russian general warns that great powers will always have WMD

Friday, Nov 9, 2012 @ 11:05am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The head of Russia's chemical, biological and radiological weapons programs recently said that chemical weapons, though banned, will never be completely eliminated from the arsenals of the leading powers.
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U.S. Army develops successful Ebola vaccine

Friday, Nov 9, 2012 @ 11:48am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Ebola
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White powder scare hits McAllen, Texas, bank

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 @ 10:09am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Employees at a McAllen, Texas-based bank became ill on Thursday evening after coming into contact with a white, powdery substance on a bag of money.
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Structural models may aid in bioterror threat tracking

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 @ 10:46am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Researchers from the Arlington, Virginia-based Applied Research Associates, Inc., recently published a study demonstrating the value in the structural modeling of biological terrorist attacks and naturally-occurring outbreaks.
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British scientists working on new anthrax vaccine in Georgia

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 @ 11:22am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Les Baillie
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Aethlon Medical receives European Patent Office notice of intent

Monday, Nov 12, 2012 @ 11:47am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Aethlon Medical, Inc., recently announced that the European Patent Office intends to issue a patent application to the company for a device capable of removing envelope viruses and virus particles from blood or blood plasma.
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DHS hires Accenture for social network biological outbreak test

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 @ 8:30am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The Department of Homeland Security recently hired Accenture to conduct a one year, $3 million test that will try to identify public health trends using available social network data.
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BD&E receives SBIR contract for homemade explosive detector

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 @ 8:52am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Bodkin Design & Engineering, LLC, a Newton, Massachusetts-based product developer, announced an $890,000 contract on Friday with the Department of Defense to create an advanced detector for homemade explosives.
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DARPA seeks passive immunity project

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 @ 9:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced that it is seeking proposals for the development of technology to provide scalable passive immunization protection for military and public health uses.
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Canadian film on biological terrorism to be aired on Al-Jazeera

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 @ 9:13am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Gerald Sperling
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FDA counterterrorism expert speaks at Catholic University

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 @ 9:40am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Luciana Borio
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Russia may not be in compliance with BWC

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 @ 10:26am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Milton Leitenberg
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Congress can act on PAHPA during lame duck session

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 @ 10:55am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Brad Poss
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U.S. says BWC must adapt to changing realities

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 @ 11:02am by BioPrepWatch Reports

Laura Kennedy
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